Plan of Study

Diesel & Heavy Equipment - Aggreko Technician Training Program

Associate in Applied Science (87 credit hours)

Departmental Requirements: 56 credit hours
DHEA 1114 Maintenance Fundamentals
Introduces skills and knowledge required by all service technicians including OSHA, EPA, hazardous materials, and waste regulations, precision measurement, tools, fasteners, pipe, pipe fittings, valves, tubing, tubing fittings, as well as copper tube flaring, swaging, cutting and brazing. Students are introduced to product identification and service literature usage. The career cornerstone course includes a review of the OSU Institute of Technology Handbook, a technical pre-test, and career exploration with Aggreko. Students review the history of Aggreko and the service provided by Aggreko. Theory/ Lab.
DHEA 1124 Aggreko Diesel Engine Systems and Maintenance
n introduction to the theory and operation of the four stroke diesel engine along with standard maintenance procedures for the Aggreko diesel generator package. It includes component identification and function, the four engine systems, electronic governor principles, and safety issues. The use of the Aggreko Generator Quality Checklist, and associated maintenance procedures are emphasized. Engine servicing and preventative maintenance are examined. Theory/Lab.
DHEA 1133 Internship I
A cooperative agreement between industry and education allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed all previous core and academic courses as listed in the program Information Guide, have a minimum 2.0 institutional GPA, a valid driver’s license or Division Chair or designee approval.
DHEA 1213 AC/DC Electrical Fundamentals
Safety and the basic principles of AC/DC electrical circuits are covered. Subjects included are operating characteristics of the circuits, various components, electrical laws, series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, magnetism, impedance, and resonance. Students locate and identify components from schematics. The operation of electrical components such as switches, relays, contactors, starter boxes, transformers, relays, timers, capacitors and motor starting relays are also examined. Theory/Lab.
DHEA 1223 National Electrical Code
 
DHEA 1233 Internship II
A cooperative agreement between industry and education allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed all previous core and academic courses as listed in the program Information Guide, have a minimum 2.0 institutional GPA, a valid driver’s license or Division Chair or designee approval.
DHEA 1313 Aggreko Generator Systems
A study of the fundamental theory, operation and application of the electrical generator. AC generator principles, automatic voltage regulation, generator control systems, and generator wiring configurations are introduced. The focus is on the Aggreko canopy size generator. (30 – 300 kW). Students study start up procedures, total system function, maintenance and repair.
DHEA 1323 Aggreko Basic Refrigeration
The use of industry specialized tools, as well as copper tube flaring, swaging, cutting and brazing is covered. The theory of the compression refrigeration cycle, components which make up a refrigeration system, the operation and analysis of basic refrigeration systems including evacuation, charging, recovery, control adjustments and efficiency checks are included. Theory/Lab.
DHEA 1333 Internship III
A cooperative agreement between industry and education allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed all previous core and academic courses as listed in the program Information Guide, have a minimum 2.0 institutional GPA, a valid driver’s license or Division Chair or designee approval.
DHEA 2413 Aggreko Motor Starting and Motor Controls
Introduces the fundamental concepts of electrical motors and associated electrical controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, schematic diagrams, contactors, and motor starters, control relays, timing relays, pilot control devices, AC/ DC motors and related control devices. Upon completion, students are able to properly select, install and troubleshoot motors and associated control systems. Theory/Lab. Prerequisite: DHEA1213.
DHEA 2423 Electrical Distribution
The various systems a customer might request, including single-phase 120/240 volt, and 3-phase systems that include 240 volt delta, 120/208 volt, and 277/480 volt are covered. Also covers the principles behind selecting an electrical distribution system including the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of each. The following topics are covered: distribution equipment, system operation, planning, company policy, safety regulations, correct phasing, load capabilities, protection, and installation. Theory/ Lab. Prerequisite: DHEA1213, DHEA 1313.
DHEA 2433 Internship IV
A cooperative agreement between industry and education allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed all previous core and academic courses as listed in the program Information Guide, have a minimum 2.0 institutional GPA, a valid driver’s license or Division Chair or designee approval.
DHEA 2513 Introduction to York and Trane Chillers
 
DHEA 2523 Electronic Engines
The typical problems associated with diesel engines and how to identify the probable causes are covered. Safety and the use of technical manuals are stressed, as well as emphasizing the repair and replacement procedures for diesel engines, parts evaluation, reusability and failure analysis. Trouble shooting scenarios, repair, and/ or replacement of engine components based on actual Aggreko service calls and historic data. Theory/Lab, Prerequisite: DHEA 1123, DHEA 1213.
DHEA 2533 Internship V
A cooperative agreement between industry and education allows students to utilize and refine skills previously learned in their educational process. All work is performed in accordance with industry standards and guidelines, and supervised by industry and school representatives. Lab. Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed all previous core and academic courses as listed in the program Information Guide, have a minimum 2.0 institutional GPA, a valid driver’s license or Division Chair or designee approval.
DHEA 2613 Synchronizing and Load Sharing Applications
Familiarizes the student with advanced generator controls currently being used in the Aggreko fleet. Both the Deif (GEMPAC) and Deep Sea Electronics (5510) controllers are discussed in depth. Compatible computer software is also covered in detail. Each student has the opportunity to learn to navigate through the controllers programs using the touch pad and applicable software. Other covered topics include uploading the newest versions of software, completing retrofits, and setting up configurations for specific operations such as paralleling and base load. Theory/Lab, Prerequisite: DHEA 1313.
DHEA 2623 Aggreko Capstone
Involves team projects to examine the installation, operation, service and repair of Aggreko mobile units, and also covers the controls, wiring, schematic reading, system diagnosis and safety. Special emphasis is placed on the integration of all the technical and general education classes, and is arranged so the student has a very good understanding of the Aggreko business model, and includes exit assessments and other graduation requirements. Theory/Lab.
General Education Requirements: 24 credit hours
For general education and interdepartmental course descriptions, see the School of Arts and Sciences courses.
Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)
PSYC 1113 Introductory Psychology
PSYC 2313 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
SOC 1113 Introductory Sociology
English (6 credit hours)
ENGL 1033 Technical Writing I
ENGL 2033 Technical Writing II
ENGL 1113 Freshman Composition I
ENGL 1213 Freshman Composition II
History (3 credit hours)
HIST 1483 U. S. History To 1865
HIST 1493 U. S. History Since 1865
Mathematics (3 credit hours)
MATH 1513 College Algebra
MATH 2003 Business Mathematics
Philosophy (3 credit hours)
PHIL 1213 Ethics
Political Science (3 credit hours)
POLS 1113 U. S. Government
Speech (3 credit hours)
SPCH 1113 Introduction to Speech Communications
Interdepartmental Requirements: 7 credit hours
General Technologies (7 credit hours)
CS 1013 Computer Literacy and Applications
GTCT 1183 Welding
GTGE 1111 College Cornerstone